CAL 2013 Institutes: Professional Development Opportunities in Washington, DC
CAL is continuing to expand its successful series of professional development institutes focusing on key issues for educators. CAL Institutes provide research-based strategies and practical, hands-on tools to help you develop effective classroom activities, including meeting the demands of the Common Core State Standards. Learn more about each institute and register.
SIOP in Action: Instructional Videos Featuring Complete SIOP Lessons at Three Grade Level
Three videos, available on one DVD with a companion viewers’ guide, illustrates three SIOP lessons at different grade levels: second grade, eighth grade, and high school/GED. Designed to deepen districts and schools’ understanding of SIOP Model implementation at the classroom level and to support professional development initiatives, these videos are also used in CAL SIOP professional development workshops and online learning offerings. Learn more.
Hot Topics in ELL Education: Professional Development Resources
CAL’s professional development workshops and materials are designed to meet the rising demand for practical, research-based strategies to address critical issues in ELL education. The first two offerings in the series help teachers provide instruction to ELL learners at the early levels of English language proficiency that targets the demands of the Common Core State Standards from the start.
Listening and Speaking: Oral Language and Vocabulary Development for English Language Learners
Math and Science: Skills and Strategies to Adapt Instruction for English Language Learners
Learn more about these resources.
Using the SIOP Model: Professional Development Manual for Sheltered Instruction – Updated and Expanded Edition
This new edition of CAL SIOP's professional development manual is designed to assist teacher educators, staff developers, and leaders at the school, district, and state levels as they prepare teachers of English language learners to use the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) Model. Learn more.
Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualism: Beyond Heritage Languages in a Global City
This book explores bilingual community education, specifically the educational spaces shaped and organized by American ethnolinguistic communities for their children in the multilingual city of New York. Through a rich variety of case studies, this collection examines the various structures that these communities use to educate their children as bilingual Americans. Learn more.